1592 in Scotland
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1592 in: England • Ireland • Elsewhere
Events from the year 1592 in the Kingdom of Scotland.
Monarch – James VI
- 7 February – George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly, sets fire to Donibristle Castle and murders James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray.
- 5 June – Parliament of Scotland meets.
- 28 June – the outlawed Francis Stewart, 5th Earl of Bothwell, attempts to capture Falkland Palace and the king.
- December – Spanish blanks plot discovered.
- James VI enacts the "Golden Act" recognising the power of Presbyterianism within the Scottish church.
- Mines and Metals Act grants Scottish landowners freedom to mine, subject to a levy to the Crown.
- Robert Burnet, Lord Crimond, advocate and judge (died 1661)
- George Gordon, 2nd Marquess of Huntly (died 1649)
- 7 February – James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray (born c.1565)
- Patrick Adamson, Archbishop of St Andrews (born 1537)
- Alexander Erskine of Gogar, laird
- William Livingstone, 6th Lord Livingston
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